Sheriff’s report: NBPD officers can be charged

Sheriff’s report: NBPD officers can be charged

NEW BOSTON — More than six months after an incident involving a former Village of New Boston Councilmember, questions remain unanswered concerni...

July 28th, 2021 |  


CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Health departments warn of COVID-19 cases on the rise

SCIOTO — Scioto County is currently experiencing a significant increase in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, according to the City and Cou...

July 27th, 2021 |  



Summer Outreach Program to present live production of Storybook, Tales, and Treasures

Summer Outreach Program to present live production of Storybook, Tales, and Treasures

PORTSMOUTH — The Summer Outreach Program that is held at the 14th Street Community Center sponsored by Wings of Hope, The Counseling Center, and...

July 27th, 2021 |  


CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people w...

July 27th, 2021 |  


KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

KimsKorner: More Summer learning fun

The computer can be a good teacher and I remember when I taught Summer School to the younger children, they loved to learn skills on the computer so I...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Bloom-Vernon School Board members receive service awards

Bloom-Vernon School Board members receive service awards

SOUTH WEBSTER – Dr. Timothy Horner and Charles L. Queen, board members for the Bloom-Vernon Local School District, were recognized by the Ohio S...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Ohio health officials won’t mandate mask-wearing in schools

Ohio health officials won’t mandate mask-wearing in schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doesn’t plan to mandate masks in schools this fall, but health officials strongly recommend students and staff ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Dunne receives SSU Distinguished Teaching Award

Dunne receives SSU Distinguished Teaching Award

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University has announced the 2021 Faculty Awards. As part of this year’s presentation, the recipient of the Boa...

July 26th, 2021 |  


AAA: Gas prices drop in Ohio; National average decreases

AAA: Gas prices drop in Ohio; National average decreases

The average price of gasoline across South Central Ohio is four cents lower this week at $3.088 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas ...

July 26th, 2021 |